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Forum: Projects 09-17-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 339
Posted By SEL
I’m not too concerned about drag, as I won’t be...

I’m not too concerned about drag, as I won’t be entering this one in any competition.
I just wanted to clean it up a bit. I’ll also need to cut out at least 1 new fin to go through- the-wall as...
Forum: Projects 09-16-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 339
Posted By SEL
Good God, GH - pigs are flying and there's a Nor'...

Good God, GH - pigs are flying and there's a Nor' Easter down belowl!!


I'd thought about F n'F, but not sure it would adhere to the plastic don't have any on hand right now, but I'll pick some up...
Forum: Projects 09-16-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 339
Posted By SEL
Hey Buzz, Huh - I thought I had sent plans over...

Hey Buzz,


Huh - I thought I had sent plans over to Scott years ago - I've just sent them over. The only other sheet that came with the kit is for the generic pop lug (attached ). Any ideas on...
Forum: Projects 09-16-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 339
Posted By SEL
CMR Humpty Dumpty

Pulled out a CMR Humpty Dumpty egg lofter that I started a few years ago (1983-ish). The reason it's been sitting in a shoe box since then is that while installing the top stage motor mount I applied...
Forum: FreeForAll 08-24-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 12,869
Posted By SEL
Ok, so it's 4 years on, and I still haven't made...

Ok, so it's 4 years on, and I still haven't made a list but here's a photo of a few (not all of these are rescues):
From the left: A Centuri Astrobee 350, Estes Mars Snooper, Estes Aerobee 300, RDC...
Forum: Projects 08-21-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 715
Posted By SEL
What everyone else said, +1!!

What everyone else said, +1!!
Forum: Kit Collecting 07-21-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,627
Posted By SEL
I've been thinking along the same line: A year...

I've been thinking along the same line: A year should give me plenty of time to both finish up the half-done kits ( Estes 1/100 1-B, Semroc 1-B, Dr. Zooch SA-5 and Estes 1/45 LJ II ) along with...
Forum: Kit Collecting 07-01-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,994
Posted By SEL
I brought the Yita kit along with one of the...

I brought the Yita kit along with one of the KOSROC LJ-II kits to a CMASS meeting. I don't remember whether Bill already had the LJ-I, or was going to get one after seeing mine, but we discussed the...
Forum: Kit Collecting 07-01-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,994
Posted By SEL
Here's a thread from ~10 years ago on the same...

Here's a thread from ~10 years ago on the same subject with a reply from the man himself:



http://forums.rocketshoppe.com/showthread.php?t=4317&highlight=yitah
Forum: Kit Collecting 07-01-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,994
Posted By SEL
Y’know, I could have sworn that I had sent the...

Y’know, I could have sworn that I had sent the plans to Scott years ago and that he had posted the to YORP, but I don’t see them.
Forum: Kit Collecting 06-30-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,994
Posted By SEL
I have the plans in pdf form. If anyone here...

I have the plans in pdf form. If anyone here knows Yita, and can check to see he doesn’t mind, I can send the file to Scott to post on YORP.
Forum: Kit Collecting 06-30-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,994
Posted By SEL
Thanks for that. I’ve downloaded the HUVARS...

Thanks for that. I’ve downloaded the HUVARS newsletters, but haven’t reached that issue yet.
Forum: Kit Collecting 06-30-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,994
Posted By SEL
Way back in 1998, Yita Wu of HUVARS (I think) put...

Way back in 1998, Yita Wu of HUVARS (I think) put together a Little Joe I kit. Not exactly up to scale, but not bad. Below is a pic from a CMASS launch. Flew really well on C6-3's. It ultimately...
Forum: Plans 06-22-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By SEL
Does anyone no what the “ Lil’ Mike “ decal was...

Does anyone no what the “ Lil’ Mike “ decal was on about? I don’t recall any
Estes plan or DOM by that name.

S.
Forum: Plans 06-21-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By SEL
I have the decal and can scan it, but not until I...

I have the decal and can scan it, but not until I get back from vacation on Tuesday.
If no one can post it before then, I’ll take care of it.
Forum: Kit Collecting 06-21-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,994
Posted By SEL
Not the only one - more great news!

Not the only one - more great news!
Forum: Vendors 06-18-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,923
Posted By SEL
Tracking shows out for delivery today.

Tracking shows out for delivery today.
Forum: Vendors 06-15-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,923
Posted By SEL
Just received my ship notice as well - this I...

Just received my ship notice as well - this I going to be fun!
Looking forward to Mr. Banjo’s build-blog.
Forum: Plans 05-13-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By SEL
Yeah, this is my favorite pattern on the sheet. ...

Yeah, this is my favorite pattern on the sheet. Looking forward to seeing your BT-60 upscale.
Forum: Plans 05-12-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By SEL
I just finished building this using one of the...

I just finished building this using one of the PP3 patterns. I had cut it out a few years ago, but never got around to using it. This is built with some old Centuries ST8 and a custom nose cone...
Forum: Vendors 05-04-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,506
Posted By SEL
Which still begs the question, why would the -6’s...

Which still begs the question, why would the -6’s be excluded?
Forum: Vendors 05-04-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,506
Posted By SEL
Sorry, the -4’s have the classification and the...

Sorry, the -4’s have the classification and the -6’s don’t.
Forum: Vendors 05-03-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,506
Posted By SEL
I haven’t seen this mentioned anywhere: the...

I haven’t seen this mentioned anywhere: the F67-6’s have the California Registration Mark blacked out, but the -4’s don’t. Anyone know why? Are the -9’s CA certified?
Forum: Vendors 04-22-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,730
Posted By SEL
Nothing to do with the Apollo anniversary, but a...

Nothing to do with the Apollo anniversary, but a nice ‘Estes Is Back’ touch might be to ship mail ordered motors in tubes, at least for a limited time...
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 03-05-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,042
Posted By SEL
This and your ‘Scalebashing’ book have gotten a...

This and your ‘Scalebashing’ book have gotten a lot of use. I was going through my copy a couple of weeks ago looking for the Aerobee 150 Plans, only to realize ‘The Art...’ has the 150-A instead...
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